grandma exponential love personalized art

by Patricia Carlin $100.00
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For a #1 Nana

What product do you get when you combine an artistic eight-year-old, a geeky tween, a sporty sophomore, and a mischievous toddler, with a marvelously unique grandma? You get a winning equation for exponential love!

Illustrator Patricia Carlin finds the perfect formula for the love of family in a vibrant visualization that turns the special bond shared by grandma and all of her grandkids into a charming calculation. Combining artistry and arithmetic, this sweet print extrapolates your adoration for that one-of-a-kind lady in a beautiful and modern way. Add the names of 2 to 12 grandchildren to represent your small or multiplying family. Designed and made in the USA.

Find more family equations:
Grandma Infinite Joy
Dad Infinite Joy
Grandpa Infinite Joy
Grandpa Exponential Love
Mom Infinite Joy
Mom Exponential Love

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The hand-assembled frame consists of Durian wood. This wood comes from a Malaysian tree whose lumber is harvested after it can no longer bear fruit. New trees are replanted in fruit orchards to replace the ones cut.

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Item ID
22144
Made from
wire, paper, wood, plexiglas
Measurements
Artwork: 8" H x 16" W. In Frame: 9.75" H x 17.75" W
Notes
Comes ready to hang in black wooden frame with Plexiglass, and incl. care instructions
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Patricia Carlin

Patricia Carlin

Patricia started out as an art director in Philadelphia, selling everything from potato chips to financial products. In 2001, a friend wanted help launching a glassware business. Patricia designed several product lines for the new venture.

"We couldn't afford a writer at first, so I wrote my own copy for the glasses," Patricia says.

Despite the August 2001 launch, the business did well, and Patricia found herself designing a range of tabletop products.

When Red Wheel Weiser Conari Press noticed the glassware at a gift show, they saw book potential. With their help, Patricia produced two books: "Glam Girl" and "Geeky Girl".

Patricia has explored many techniques in her illustration, but simple line drawing appeals to her most.

"For me paring things down to their simplest essence is always the best way to understand them," she says. "After I had my daughter I rediscovered the power these little sketches have to tell a story. Drawing was a fun way to communicate without language."

Patricia is inspired by Ikko Tanaka, Adrian Tomine and Diane Arbus. She has won many awards for her design work and is the author of "How to Tell If Your Boyfriend is the Antichrist: And if he is, should you break up with him?"

She comes from a long line of RockStar Moms, and aspires to that status on a daily basis. collection

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